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Feb 12, 2013 1:00am EST
and as general allen told me, the world does not and december 2014. there will be a u.s. presence. military, maybe smaller. but there will be if anything a bigger and more important presence and that is the reconstruction. we will be there. the tweet is absolutely correct. we plan to be there beyond 2014. host: what about you, your office? we are temporary agency. we're set up to handle this agency. at some point we go out -- and existence and what is triggered, if the amount of money not spent falls below to leonard $50 million, there is no need for rest, congress said. we go out of existence. and when that happens, the normal function. that function -- is small enough that it will happen. host: when will that happen? guest: i do not know. it could be yours -- years. host: did you talk to general allen? -- i talked to him through a phone and e-mail. he was a great support for our team and we need the military not only for protection but also to identify problems. he identified certain problems. i got to give general allen and his team credit. nobody likes an inspector general. particularly
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
in the name of congress the medal of honor to staff sergeant clinton romesha, u.s. army, force -- for conspicuous gallantry and intricately above and beyond the call of duty. clinton romesha this in which and self at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the fourth brigade combat team, fourth infantry division, during combat against an enemy in afghanistan on october 3, 2009. on that morning, staff sergeant romesha and his comrades awakened to an attack by an estimated 300 enemy fighters, employing concentrated fire from a rocket-propelled grenade from anti-aircraft machine guns, and small armed fighter -- fire as well as mortars. they were compelled to seek reinforcements from the barracks before returning action. staff sergeant romesha to god and an enemy machine-gun team, and while engaging a second, the generator he was using for cover was struck by an rpd, and looking him with shrapnel wound. undeterred by his injuries, he continued to fight and upon the arrival of another soldier to aid him and the assistant gunner, he then assembled as i
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am EST
division on rules in the u.s. and its. there were four democrats, for republicans. it was a diverse group of senators including senator mccain, senator kyl, senator pryor, senator schumer. it was a group -- senator levin was our leader on the democratic side. we came up with reforms that i think will help. the cannot filibuster bringing a bill to the board. rather now where the minority cannot vote against cloture because they are doing it on a procedural basis. the bill will now be before us. it will get started in debate and voting on amendments before we have to worry about whether we need 60 votes for the threshold. secondly, there is a limit on how you can filibuster. we can bring the president's judicial nominees up in a much quicker way. there, you have eliminated two of the potentials on going to conference. getting into conference is particularly important in going to this congress. the most significant reform, we have dramatically reduced the power of an individual senator. if you are going to object, you need to do it on the floor of the u.s. senate. you can no longer be in you
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
governmental entities in the u.s. the second half of 2012, 68% of the requests we received weexpa from governmental entities were subpoenas. these are generally request for user-identified information. they were issued through subpoenas so they tend to be the easiest types of data to get that because there tends to be no judicial review. on the opposite side, 22% of the requests we receive from governmental entities in 2012 or search warrants and those due involved judicial review under probable cause. the remaining 10% were from court orders which are commonly referred to as 2703d. that includes other forms of legal processes that were more difficult to categorize as they are included in that 10% in number. we're certainly not the only ones talking about this issue of transparency. about six months ago, judge william smith who is in the southern district of texas offered a piece in the harvard law and policy or is due in which he deposited the data that exists. that is largely attributable to the fact that expa orders are often filed under seal and the orders to unseal those orders t
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